Sous Chef / Kitchen Manager
Hiring immediately for full-time hourly Sous Chefs or Kitchen Managers.Benefits:Eligible for medical, dental, 401(K) retirement plan and paid time offCompetitive pay and bonus eligibilityPaid management training program providedClear path for growth - we promote from withinUniform (chef's coat / hat) provided at no costFree meal per shiftEmployee referral program for outside your own location ($250 for team members and $500 for management)Exclusive employee discountsFinancial support from the employee-funded Lucky Cat Fund Assistance during times of hardship for qualifying team membersClosed on Thanksgiving and Christmas at most locationsA great place to work and make friends - a true team and family environmentJob SummaryThe Sous Chef leads a culinary operation with the freshest ingredients, the cleanest kitchen, top of the line equipment, and high operating standards, reporting directly to the Operating Partner.Job ResponsibilitiesLead a high volume, scratch kitchen of passionate people through knowledge and experience of food prep and execution of menu items, procedures, and recipes to kitchen staffEnsure guest satisfaction through memorable culinary experiencesDevelop, mentor, and inspire your culinary team to remain curious continuing to learn and teachPromote a fun and positive family-style work environmentProvides clear direction to the kitchen staff throughout the shiftAssists with scheduling, interviewing, and hiring at the direction of the Operating PartnerProvides feedback to staff and recognition of staffResponsible for maintaining product quality standards by performing regular line checksWill engage in prep and line cooking activities as needed during the shift to ensure timely executionAccountable for following and executing all state safety and sanitation guidelinesContributes to building sales and maximize financial success for the restaurantAssists with cost control and food inventories as directed by the Executive ChefJob Requirements2+ years of prior culinary or restaurant management experienceExperience working in a hands-on, fast paced, high volume environmentExperience mentoring and training hourly team membersExposure to managing inventory, cost of goods and overall control of financialsMust be able to stand and walk for periods of eight to ten hours in length each shiftMust be able to reach, bend, balance and transport various objects weighing up to 30 lbs. repeatedly during a shift. At times it might be necessary to lift up to 50 lbs.Must be able to operate kitchen equipment including a wok, mixer, slicer, and buffalo chopper, as well as have the ability to use knives appropriately and maintain their integrityMust be able to work around various levels of temperature, including warm to very warm temperatures in the kitchenPreferences:Experience working in casual or upscale diningExperience working in a restaurant chain or franchise with established processes, systems, and accustomed to corporate structure and protocolsWhy work for us?Because it's more than a job. We are passionate people doing meaningful work, motivated by our purpose: To celebrate life, family, and food.P.F. Chang's is a unique concept like no other restaurant; a scratch kitchen and concept you can take pride in. We believe in PF Chang's - 28 years strong and still growing, sharing, and celebrating each day!How We Protect Our AssociatesThe Company reviews CDC guidelines and complies with Federal, State and local rules to keep our P. F. Chang's Team Members and Guests safe.APPLY NOWSearch for jobs by keyword or location.Gather your work history, and if applicable prepare your resume for submission.Click "Apply Now"A' to submit your application.If you meet the qualifications of the job, someone from PF. Chang's will contact you.Interested in learning more about the position, but not ready to apply?Click on the PF CHANG'S WORK WITH US and provide your name, address, email, telephone number, and career area you are interested in.Someone from PF Chang's will contact you to discuss the opportunity.